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French Onion Soup French Onion Soup
“You can have this as a snack, lunch or dinner” Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 1 ½ hours (and well worth it) Ingredients... French Onion Soup

“You can have this as a snack, lunch or dinner”

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 ½ hours (and well worth it)

Ingredients

  • 5 cups white onions sliced
  • 5 cups sliced red onions
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dark honey
  • ½ cup dry white wine- Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 10 cups beef broth
  • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 8 slices French bread preferably one day old cut into 1 inch cubes.
  • 4 ounces Swiss cheese
  • 4 ounces ementaller cheese

 

Preparation

  • Heat a large boiling pan to high.
  • When the pot is hot add the olive oil making sure to cover the entire surface of the pot.
  • Add the sea salt and ground black pepper then the onions a cup at a time mixing in between and sauté for 10 minutes mixing often.
  • Add the white wine and mix thoroughly then add the honey, thyme and broth mix and continue to cook for 1 hour more then remove from heat with the lid off.

Preheat oven broiler to 375 F.

  • Place the bread slices on a single layer on a large baking dish coat with a brush dipped in extra virgin olive oil and place in the oven for 3 minutes or until well toasted cafeful to turn after 1 ½ minutes.
  • Place 4 large oven proof soup mugs on a large flat baking dish.
  • Ladle the soup into each mug then place the bread slices on top of the soup followed by the cheeses and broil for 4 minutes or until the cheese looks nice and brown like pizza cheese.  Garnish with fresh chopped thyme and serve with a smile.